The Xavier School Advanced Team and Philippine Science High School Intermediate Team were recognized as top performers at the World Math Team Championship held in Incheon, South Korea.
The two schools received awards for their aggregate scores in team, relay, and individual competitions.
The Filipino mathletes altogether won 3 gold, 7 silver, and 17 bronze, according to news reports.
Gold medal awardees:
Advanced Division – Sedrick Scott Keh (Xavier School)
Raphael Villaluz and Rafael Jose Santiago (Philippine Science High School)
Advanced Division: Lorenzo Jaime Y. Flores (PSHS)
Alexander Go, Xuan Li, Mark Christopher Uy (Xavier)
Jose Lorenzo P. Abad, Bert Joseph A. Tropicales, Dominic Lawrence R. Bermudez(PSHS)
Joaquin Jose S. Lopez, Rodrigo Dexter A. Perando (PSHS)
Edward Akiro Manuel & Earle Anderson Ng (Makati Hope Christian HS)
Matthew Johan Uy (Xavier)
Shoshannah B. Tiu, Josh L. David, Jose Tristan Tan, Mallory Gillian Cua, Haziel Vanessa C. Lim (MHCS)
Sinead Dylan P. Vallester, Frederick Ivan Michael T. Tan, Wesley Gavin Go Palomar (PSHS)
Shaun Nicolo V. Salazar (PAREF Southridge School)
Jerome Samuel D. Tan, Dean Alistair R. Yu, Jasmine Ngo, Kimberly Ang (MHCS)
Lance Ricco L. Teng, Margarita Patrice S. Penson, Pei-Hsuan Lee, Arvin Christian S. Tan (MHCS)
Mikhaela Marie V. Diaz (PSHS)
Kimmayong Ayahao (Xavier)
Jarvy Larz San Juan (MHCS)
Mikaela Alyn C. Motol
The coaches of the respective teams are Jose Manresa Enrico Espanol IV (PSHS Advanced Team), Mario Danilo R. Lanura (PSHS Intermediate Team) and Roberto Ongaria (MHCS Teams).
The World Mathematics Team Championship (WMTC) is a competition that puts more emphasis on teams than on individuals.